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Gamers try go from community intruder to small-town Valentino in this social sim from the makers of the Harvest Moon series. Chulip is a game that casts the player as something of a "kissing bandit," who must win over a whole town full of diverse characters through good deeds, kind attention, and — if the mood is right — a quick smooch or two. The game's protagonist is a boy who has just moved to town from the big city. The locals are suspicious, and already making judgments about the boy and his father before they even settle into their new home.
Taking the role of the boy, there is one local person of special interest to the player: a particular young girl (of course) who steals his heart at first glance. The boy's ultimate goal in Chulip is to win this girl over, so she'll allow him to give her a kiss, beneath an ancient, magical tree — an action that all but grantees they'll live happily ever after together, according to local legend. Trying to kiss the girl before she's ready will result in a painful rejection, however, and players lose the game if the poor boy suffers too many turn-downs. ~ T.J. Deci, All Game Guide